Health Economics. The International Health Economics Association (iHEA) maintains an on-line database of new and in-print books related to health economics.
Health Policy. This link provides a continously updating listing of new books related to U.S. health policy, politics, and law provided through RSS/Atom news feeds from major book publishers in health policy.
Books in Print
Purports to offer the largest selection of medical CD-ROMs, electronic titles and medical books (over 73,000 titles), with guaranteed 24 hour turnaround time for all orders. Predominantly clinical, but some health administration/health policy titles available.
- Barnes and Noble
Purports to be “world’s largest bookseller online” (B&N is #1 bookseller in US). Site permits searches by entering title, author or keywords or selecting from detailed subject categories (e.g., “medical” has 50+ subcategories, including “health policy,” “medical ethics,” & “Medicaid and Medicare” etc. Offers deep discounts on most offerings.
Purports to be “earth’s largest bookstore” (2.5 million titles), but only keeps in stock best-selling titles. Therefore, delivery times often slower than Barnes and Noble. Site permits searches by entering title, author or keywords. Offers discounts similar to Barnes and Noble.
- Borders Group
Purports to be “best selection in the world” (3 million titles). On-line help available by using the info desk or calling the customer service number listed.
Library Catalog Supersites
- College and University Libraries on the Web (MIT)
Purports to include links to a full international list of university and college libraries, but needs some updating.
On-line Library Catalogs
- Library of Congress
Includes full catalog on-line, special collections and sophisticated searching capabilities.
- Duke University
- University of California at Berkeley
Includes 8 million books, but uses outdated searching system.
- University of California at Los Angeles
Includes millions of books.